Lost Art Salon is a San Francisco-based gallery that specializes in the rediscovery of historically significant artists and the curation of fine art collections reflecting the major styles and movements of the Modern Era. Open to the public, the gallerys showroom offers over 5,000 paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and objects from the late 19th Century through the present, with a strong emphasis on 20th Century Modernism.
A 1912 "History of Solano and Napa Counties" says: "Mr. Peckinpah was
married in San Francisco in 1886 to Lucy A. (Briggs) Rawson, a native
of Middleboro, Plymouth county, Mass., and a lineal descendant of Miles
Standish. Mrs. Peckinpah is an artist of some note, her
home containing a number of fine paintings from her brush, and for some
time she has taught painting in Lynch's Seminary in
Benicia. As a close student of nature she has made a deep
study of botany. She discovered three new varieties of wild
flowers that have introduced into the department of botany at the
University of California and bear her name. Her painted
collection of California wild flowers numbers over three hundred.
She also takes a great interest in photography and has many specimens
of her skill, representing views taken by her in different parts of the
Lucy Rawson Peckinpah was born in Middleboro, Massachusetts, 25 August 1840. She
married James Cole at New Bedford, Massachusetts, 6 March 1860
and Julius Addison Rawson at San Francisco 17 November
1863. Her only child died from a congenital heart defect at age
three days on 24 Oct. 1877 and her husband died of pneumonia 8 days
She married Thadeus Edgar Peckinpah in San Francisco in 1886. Thadeus
died in 1908. She married James Knight Smallman in Napa 7 April 1912.